Summary of DecisionCAMP from @DecisionMgtCom

It seems like just yesterday that we were in beautiful Bolzano, but I’ve been back at my desk for more than a month and still wading through some of the news stories from when I was away. I noticed this wrapup of the sessions from Jacob Feldman which includes a link to all of the … Continue reading “Summary of DecisionCAMP from @DecisionMgtCom”

DecisionCAMP 2019: DMN TCK, BPO with AI and rules, and business logic hidden in spreadsheets

Close Is Not Close Enough. Keith Swenson, Fujitsu A few months ago at bpmNEXT, I saw Keith Swenson give an update on the DMN Technology Compatibility Kit, and we’re seeing a bit of a repeat of that presentation here at DecisionCAMP. The TCK defines a set of test cases (as DMN decision models, input data … Continue reading “DecisionCAMP 2019: DMN TCK, BPO with AI and rules, and business logic hidden in spreadsheets”

DecisionCAMP 2019: Industry use cases in airport gate allocation, financial risk monitoring, and composite material design

The Decision Model for Gate Allocation. Silvie Spreeuwenberg, Librt Day 3 of DecisionCAMP 2019 started with three use cases from industry. First, Silvie Spreeuwenberg presented on decision models for allocating airport gates, specifically at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam. Although gate plans are made a day in advance based on flight schedules, they change constantly due … Continue reading “DecisionCAMP 2019: Industry use cases in airport gate allocation, financial risk monitoring, and composite material design”

DecisionCAMP 2019: model-based optimization, and decision management in claims

Model-Based Optimization for Effective and Reliable Decision-Making. Robert Fourer, AMPL Robert Fourer presented on model-based optimization, starting with a bit of background on mathematical optimization techniques and the optimization cycle in practice. He looked at method-based approaches — which define how a solution should be found — and model-driven approaches — which define what a … Continue reading “DecisionCAMP 2019: model-based optimization, and decision management in claims”

DecisionCAMP 2019: the evolving DMN standard and the quality of decision models

DMN 2.0? Gary Hallmark, Oracle Gary Hallmark presented on the next major version of DMN that’s in the works, starting with a timeline of what’s happened so far since the original RFP in 2011 up to the expected 1.3 release later this year. He added the question mark to his title because whether to issue … Continue reading “DecisionCAMP 2019: the evolving DMN standard and the quality of decision models”

DecisionCAMP 2019: Modeling helpers for business analysts, and extending DMN to include performance metrics

Business Rules — Focus on “Business”. Guilhem Molines, IBM Guilhem Molines presented on what business analysts can do in the creation of automated decisions before developers need to get involved (or take over), and what the modeling tools can provide to help them get further in the process independently. Clearly, business analysts can model business … Continue reading “DecisionCAMP 2019: Modeling helpers for business analysts, and extending DMN to include performance metrics”

DecisionCAMP 2019: AI and DM trends, and the future of rules

Trends in Enterprise AI and Digital Decisions. Mike Gualtieri, Forrester Day 2 of DecisionCAMP 2019 in beautiful Bolzano started out with Mike Gualtieri giving the Forrester view of trends in the market around AI and automated decisions. This was a typical analyst presentation — sorry, no notes — presented as part of the larger BRAIN … Continue reading “DecisionCAMP 2019: AI and DM trends, and the future of rules”

DecisionCAMP 2019: Decisions on demand in the mortgage industry, and combining DMN and IDP

Beyond Decision Models – Using Technical and Business Standards to Transform Financial Services. Brian Stucky, Quicken Loans Although having recently joined Quicken Loans as a senior enterprise architect, Brian Stucky is also involved in the MISMO mortgage standards organization, which was the focus of his presentation. Earlier this year, MISMO recommended DMN as an official … Continue reading “DecisionCAMP 2019: Decisions on demand in the mortgage industry, and combining DMN and IDP”

DecisionCAMP 2019: Serverless DROOLS and the Digital Engineer

How and Why I Turned a Rule Engine into a First-Class Serverless Component. Mario Fusco and Matteo Mortari, Red Hat Mario Fusco, who heads up the Drools project within Red Hat, presented on modernization of the Drools architecture to support serverless execution, using GraalVM and Quarkus. He discussed Kogito, a cloud-native, open source business automation … Continue reading “DecisionCAMP 2019: Serverless DROOLS and the Digital Engineer”

DecisionCAMP 2019: Standards-based machine learning and the friendliness of FEEL

Machine Learning and Decision Management: A standards-based approach. Edson Tirelli and Matteo Mortari, Red Hat DecisionCAMP Day 1 morning sessions continue with Edson Tirelli and Mateo Mortari presenting on the integration of machine learning and decision management to address predictive decision automation. The problem to date is that integrating machine learning into business automation (either … Continue reading “DecisionCAMP 2019: Standards-based machine learning and the friendliness of FEEL”